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Lois Brown

Lois Marie Brown (Wilkin)

Tuesday, August 25th, 1931 - Friday, January 18th, 2019
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Obituary

Lois Marie Brown (nee Wilkin)
Lois Brown of Ayr passed away at Doon Village Retirement Home, Kitchener, on Friday, January 18, 2019 in her 88th year. Cherished wife of the late John “Jack” Brown (2001); Loving mother of Sharon of Cambridge, the late Bonnie Chapman (2011), Larry (Karen) and Chris (Jennifer) all of Ayr and Wendy (Dale) and Greg (Mary Jane) of Paris; Wonderful grandmother of Michael, Traci, Jennifer, Angela, Mark, Jonathan, Dana, Elizabeth, Ryan, Fiona, Chris, Tyler, Trent, Jordan , Daniel and Curtis and great-grandmother to 15. Sadly missed by her sister Glenda (John) Hodder, son-in-law David Chapman, sisters-in-law Cathy Murphy and her husband Norm and Dorothy Brown, brothers-in-law Art Sowden and Ab Gignac; as well as her many cousins, nieces and nephews. Lois was predeceased by her parents William Henry Wilkin and Ruby Gladys Wilkin (Willis), her brother Bert Wilkin, his wife Annie, sisters-in-law Elspeth Sowden, Mary Dicken, Marg Gignac and brothers-in-law Harvey Brown, Robert Brown and his wife Peggy.
Lois, born on the family farm just outside of Little Current, Manitoulin Island moved with Jack and her children to Ayr early in the 1960s. She was a proud Haweater (a person born on the island) returning every summer to enjoy the magnificent sunsets on The North Channel of Georgian Bay. An avid card player, Lois also played ringette in Ayr well into her 60’s, coached softball and followed her children and grandchildren in the many sports and activities they participated in. Lois will also be remembered for her kindness and generosity toward others.
Friends will be received at the Ayr Chapel, Wm. Kipp Funeral Home, 183 Northumberland St., Ayr, on Wednesday January 23 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place at Knox United Church, 92 Northumberland St. Ayr, on Thursday at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family would request donations to Lisaard House, Ayr and District Citizens Assc. (The Kirkwood Apartments) or Knox United Church. Condolences and donations may be arranged through www.wmkippfuneralhome.com or by contacting WM Kipp 519-632-8228.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Ayr Chapel, Wm Kipp Funeral Home
    Address
    183 Northumberland Street
    AYR, ON N0B 1E0
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  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Ayr Chapel, Wm Kipp Funeral Home
    Address
    183 Northumberland Street
    AYR, ON N0B 1E0
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  • Service

    Thursday, January 24th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, January 24th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Knox United Church, Ayr
    Address
    92 Northumberland St
    AYR, ON N0B 1E0
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    Officiant
    Rev Gail Fricker
  • Interment

    Location
    Ayr Cemetery
    Address
    355 Stanley St.
    AYR, ON N0B 1E0
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  • Reception

    Location
    Knox United Church, Ayr
    Address
    92 Northumberland St
    AYR, ON N0B 1E0
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Scott Nicholas

Posted at 12:48pm
In memory of Lois Brown. A small gesture of the kindness she offered me through the years.
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Karen Mason

Posted at 11:21am
Chris, Jennifer and the whole family; our deepest sympathies for your loss.

Karen & Tom
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Kathie Kaster

Posted at 10:14am
Larry we’re so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother.
Tim and Kathie.
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Posted at 03:14pm
Sincerest condolences to the family. Your Mom and Dad are both well remembered in the community for their various activities. I personally remember many a lively card game as well as sports competitions. Sincerely, Warren Vincent
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Johanna Lemieux

Posted at 01:04pm
Our Deepest and Heartfelt Condolences to the family of Lois Brown. Our thoughts are with you as you remember a Mother.Grandmother and a Great grandmother.
Johanna and Clarice Lemieux
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Lois on the far right.
The Wilkin family
Lois and her 6 kids
Lois
Jack & Lois
Bonnie & Lois
Having a good time at Sandy's "mad hatter" themed bridal shower
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